User and group management tasks

User and group-management tasks are as follows. Simple tasks link to the relevant command description. Larger tasks link to the relevant multistep procedure.

Task Command or procedure Example
Creating a user user user jamie group administrators password
Changing a user password user password user jamie password
Removing a user user no user jamie
Setting a user account password user password user admin password
Resetting the admin password using the Service OS (procedure)  
Resetting the admin password by reverting the switch to factory defaults (procedure)
erase startup-config
boot system
Showing a list of all users show user-list show user-list
Showing current user information show user information show user information
Showing user password and group information (procedure) show running-config